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Taiwan announced imported COVID-19 case from the Philippines yet again

Taiwan reported one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from the Philippines, announced by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

Case No. 486 is a man in his 60s who had been working in the Philippines for a long period of time, with his last departure from Taiwan being January of this year, Taiwan News reported.

Out of the 486 confirmed cases, 394 were imported, 55 were local, 36 came from the Navy's "Goodwill Fleet," and one case has yet to be clarified with seven individuals have succumbed to the disease.

The command center also urged the public to wear masks when going to elevators and various entertainment venues, such as hotels, KTVs, cinemas and other confined spaces. Good hygiene such as hand washing and cough etiquette to reduce the risk of infection.

The command center once again reminded that when entering from abroad, if you have fever, cough and other uncomfortable symptoms, you should actively notify the airport and port quarantine personnel and cooperate with epidemic prevention measures.

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